Henry Brian Highfill Added to Clergy Abuse Report
Archdiocese of New Orleans
August 19, 2020
The Archdiocese of New Orleans has concluded a thorough investigation into allegations of abuse of minors lodged against Henry Brian Highfill. Highfill was removed from ministry pending the outcome of this investigation. Today, the archbishop has added his name to the Archdiocese of New Orleans Report Regarding Clergy Abuse, found online at nolacatholic.org and has affirmed Highfill’s removal from ministry.
Highfill has not ministered in the New Orleans area in 40 years. He remained incardinated to the Archdiocese of New Orleans and left to serve as a military chaplain through the Archdiocese of the Military.
Highfill’s pastoral assignments in the Archdiocese of New Orleans are:
Henry Brian Highfill
Date of Birth: February 10, 1942
Ordination: May 11, 1974
Estimated time of Abuse: 1975 - 1981
Allegation received: 2018
Removed from Ministry: 2018
Our Lady of the Rosary, New Orleans
St. Ann, Metairie
St. Catherine of Siena, Metairie
St. Edward the Confessor, Metairie
St. Francis de Sales, Houma
St. Francis Xavier, Metairie
Archdiocese for the Military
Diocese of Las Vegas
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